Internet Explorer window display vulnerability


Internet Explorer contains a vulnerability where the window display may be forged.

Internet Explorer contains an issue with rendering window displays, which may lead to a window display being forged.

hoshikuzu|star_dust reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

CVSS V2 Severity:
Base Metrics 4.3 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: Medium
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: None
Affected Products

Microsoft Corporation
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 and earlier


This vulnerability could be leveraged to forge the contents of the address bar for phishing attacks.

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Vendor Information

Microsoft Corporation
  • Microsoft Security Advisory : 902333
CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. No Mapping(CWE-noinfo) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)


  1. JVN : JVN#96E584EB
Revision History

  • [2011/08/12]
      Web page published